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Madison Magazine

Article Title

Winter 2007 Issue

Editor

Publisher

James Madison University

Publication Date

2007

Table of Contents

A Public Life

Melanie Anderson Blunt ('94) balances family and motherhood with state functions, meeting with dignitaries, participating in charitable events, and appearing on TV and radio. Two years into her term as Missouri's first lady -- and as the youngest first lady in the nation -- ”see how Blunt balances her public and private rolls. Page 26


A Philosophy of Fitness

Kinesiology professor Judith A. Flohr has leaned on her philosophy of fitness to establish and lead the Morrison‐Bruce Center for the Promotion of Physical Activity for Girls and Women. The new center honors Flohr's mentors, Lee Morrison and Patricia Bruce, and encourages physical activity for girls and women of all ages and abilities. Page 32


The Honor Roll of Donors 2005‐2006

Donors know how to Be the Change for JMU. The special section acknowledges the vital financial support private donors contribute to Madison. JMU friends listed include 11,469 alumni, parents, friends, corporations, foundations and organizations that show a commitment to Be the Change in the lives of Madison students. Page 50


Full Frame Page 1

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Your Letters Page 4


Contributors Page 6

Directions

President Linwood H. Rose says at Madison, making a difference isn't different— it is the norm. Page 7


News

Groundbreaking for new library, ROTC family tradition continues, Title IX update and responses, School of Music to offer D.M.A., Kennedy Center concert series, students take rwo of three 2006 Virginia AHEAD scholarships, and JMU's green roof project Page 8


Purple Carpet

JMU friends have hosted impressive regional affairs to support Madison's endeavor to reach a fundraising goal of $50 million by 2008. Page 11


By the Numbers

What's One in Four? What's No. 2? How about 7, 10, 25,208, 1,453 and 2010? Page 13


Connections

Be the Change, Madison Art Collection, Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies seminars, Blues Valley with "Professah Blues" and Southmain Page 15


Madison Scholar

Professor Grace Wyngaard's research lands in the pages of the journal Evolution Page 16


Special Report

Alumni engagement will renew Madison Page 17


Madison Century

A look at Madison's social regulations and traditions Page 18


Dukes Turf

Field hockey takes CAA championship Page 19


Bright Lights

Reigning Tae Kwon Do world champion Nikki Jenkins ('07), environmentalist Gordon Leisch ('56) and geology professor Cullen Sherwood Page 20


Be the Change

Expanding the sphere of social engagement. A conversation with professor Anne Stewart and Kai Degner ('03, '05M) Page 24


Real Life

The kinesiology professor discusses the benefits of physical activity Page 40


Up Close

Sports management major Anna Applegate ('09) travels to Europe to work with Oakland Raider Michael Quarshie Page 41


Professors You Love

Professor emerita of education Pat Bruce was "never too busy" Page 42


Mixed Media

James Madison Center Director Phil Bigler ('74, '76M) reviews James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights, Pivotal Moments in American History, other books by ]MU professors and alumni. Page 43


Transformations

This senior finds her heroes, and herself, helping youth at the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation Page 45


Essay

The director of the Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence talks about "Nonviolence in a Violent World" Page 47


News

Class of 2010 legacies and minority students embark on the Madison Experience, 2006 Alumni Association Award winners, chapter news Page 68


Making Madison a Family Tradition

Alex Jarvis ('08) follows 13 family members to JMU Page 73


Be the Change

Andy Bacon ('00) climbs Mount Rainier to raise research dollars Page 74


Back in the 'Burg

Alumni and professors help stage Harrisonburg's Court Days Festival Page 78


Class Notes

News from alumni, scholarship thanks, JMUWorks—SNL Financial, Annie Lou Bayly ('98), Cmdr. Joe Clem ('89), Sandy Pagnotti ('85), Diane Robinson ('85) and Maj. Patrick Creed ('93) Page 80


A Public Life

The youngest first lady in the country, Melanie Anderson Blunt ('94), balances family, service and politics. Page 26


Bright Lights

Did environmentalist Gordon Leich ('56) begin his love of water as Madison's only male "Porpoise?" Page 80


Legacy Alex Jarvis

This Duke follows 13 Madison women to JMU. Page 73


Material Type

Full Issue

Volume

30

Issue

1

Pages

94

Abstract

Madison is an official publication of James Madison University and is produced quarterly for alumni, parents of JMU students, faculty and staff members, and friends of the university. It is produced by the Division of University Advancement. Editorial and advertising offices: JMU, MSC 3610, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

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